Nolan Sotillo

Sotillo in 2014, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Nolan Andrew Sotillo

Place of Birth: West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 2, 1994

*father – Cuban [Spanish, possibly other]
*mother – Finnish, German, Bohemian/Czech

Nolan Sotillo is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He is known for his roles in the film Prom and the series Red Band Society.

Nolan’s paternal grandmother was named Obdulia Caridad. Obdulia was born in Puerto Padre, Oriente, Cuba.

Nolan’s maternal grandfather is David George Lennertz (the son of George Peter Lennertz and Grace M. Schweitzer). David was born in Wisconsin. Nolan’s great-grandfather George was born in Wisconsin, to German parents, Anton Lennertz and Angeline/Angela Lui/Lin. Grace was also born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Theodore Nicholas Schweitzer, who was of German descent, and of Emma Clara Benish/Benesh/Benes, whose parents were from Bohemia.

Nolan’s maternal grandmother is named Cynthia Elizabeth Hill (the daughter of Raymond L. Hill and Aina M.). Cynthia is likely of Finnish or half Finnish descent.

Sources: (in Spanish)

Obituary of Nolan’s paternal grandmother, Obdulia Caridad Sotillo –

Information about Nolan’s maternal grandparents, David George Lennertz and Cynthia Elizabeth Hill –

Nolan’s maternal grandfather, David George Lennertz, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Nolan’s maternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister), Angela Grace (Lennertz) Harris –

Nolan’s maternal great-grandfather, George Peter Lennertz, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Nolan’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Emma Clara Benish/Benesh/Benes, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Death record of Nolan’s maternal great-grandmother, Aina M. Hill –

4 Responses

  1. madman says:

    Cynthia Elizabeth Hill, the daughter of Raymond L. Hill —> Cynthia Elizabeth Hill (the daughter of Raymond L. Hill and Aina M.)

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